The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sophos products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sophos over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within Sophos PLC.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sophos
Rank 263 239 277
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +38
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 4 37 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.057% 0.49% 0.19%
As % of the Vendors category 0.13% 1.07% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 3 17 14
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,400 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £47,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £32,500 £28,500
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +14.03%
Sophos
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Vendors Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
3185 3459 4150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 45.55% 45.36% 48.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2532 2752 3380
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Sophos
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Sophos across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Sophos Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Sophos
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Sophos across the East of England region.

Sophos Salary Trend in the East of England

Sophos
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Sophos across the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Sophos Salary Histogram in the East of England

Sophos
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sophos within the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Suffolk -1 2 £47,500 +137.50%
Norfolk +18 1 - -
Cambridgeshire -6 1 £25,000 +17.64%
Sophos
England

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the East of England region citing Sophos also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Sophos.

1 7 (70.00%) Windows
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (60.00%) VPN
2 6 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 4 (40.00%) DNS
4 4 (40.00%) DHCP
4 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
5 3 (30.00%) SonicWALL
5 3 (30.00%) Remote Desktop
5 3 (30.00%) Windows XP
5 3 (30.00%) Cisco
5 3 (30.00%) HP
5 3 (30.00%) SQL
5 3 (30.00%) MS Office
5 3 (30.00%) Symantec
5 3 (30.00%) Apple
5 3 (30.00%) CheckPoint
5 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (30.00%) Firewall
5 3 (30.00%) VMware
6 2 (20.00%) Backup Exec
6 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
6 2 (20.00%) CISM
6 2 (20.00%) OSPF
6 2 (20.00%) BGP

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the East of England region citing Sophos also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Sophos. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (10.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) VPN
2 4 (40.00%) DHCP
2 4 (40.00%) DNS
3 3 (30.00%) Firewall
3 3 (30.00%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (20.00%) BGP
4 2 (20.00%) OSPF
4 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (20.00%) VoIP
5 1 (10.00%) EIGRP
5 1 (10.00%) Ethernet
5 1 (10.00%) FTP
5 1 (10.00%) H.323
5 1 (10.00%) L2TP
5 1 (10.00%) LAN
5 1 (10.00%) PPTP
5 1 (10.00%) SSL
5 1 (10.00%) VRRP
5 1 (10.00%) WAN
5 1 (10.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (10.00%) BusinessObjects XI
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) IT Technician
2 2 (20.00%) Juniper Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Security Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support
3 1 (10.00%) Governance Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Help Desk Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) IT Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Security Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support
3 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Operational Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Operations Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) 802.1X
1 1 (10.00%) HTML
1 1 (10.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Cyberthreat
1 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (10.00%) Driving Licence
1 1 (10.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (30.00%) Windows XP
5 1 (10.00%) Linux
5 1 (10.00%) Unix
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Information Security
2 1 (10.00%) Analytics
2 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (10.00%) Data Analytics
2 1 (10.00%) Data Privacy
2 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) Network Management
2 1 (10.00%) Patch Management
2 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (10.00%) Security Architecture
2 1 (10.00%) Security Management
2 1 (10.00%) Security Operations
2 1 (10.00%) Security Patching
2 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (10.00%) Validation
2 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) CISM
1 2 (20.00%) CISSP
2 1 (10.00%) CEH
2 1 (10.00%) CESG Certified Professional
2 1 (10.00%) CISA
2 1 (10.00%) CISMP
2 1 (10.00%) CLAS
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (10.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (10.00%) UAG
3 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (10.00%) vSphere
3 1 (10.00%) XenApp
3 1 (10.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (10.00%) Nagios
2 1 (10.00%) Nessus
2 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) Apple
2 3 (30.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco
2 3 (30.00%) HP
2 3 (30.00%) SonicWALL
2 3 (30.00%) Symantec
2 3 (30.00%) VMware
3 2 (20.00%) Citrix
3 2 (20.00%) Juniper
4 1 (10.00%) Cognos
4 1 (10.00%) Forcepoint
4 1 (10.00%) IBM
4 1 (10.00%) Lotus
4 1 (10.00%) Lumension
4 1 (10.00%) NetApp
4 1 (10.00%) Veeam